The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 44 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.03% 1.42% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Average daily rate £400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £319
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +5.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
Test Leader
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
357 406 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 92.01% 96.21% 84.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 292 207
Average daily rate £378 £430 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.20% +14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.72 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.23% -33.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Leader in the job title across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Leader across the Swindon region.

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Test Leader
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Test Leader Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Test Leader
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region that cited Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Leader in their job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Test Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) CTI
3 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region that cited Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) CTI
2 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Test Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
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